Hi Beth, it’s Kat here, We never met but your name is talked about so often. Whether it be an amazing thing you did, a funny story, your intellect on
We met Emma as she applied to be one of the METUPUK Darker Side of Pink ladies with our campaign that started in 2021 which focused on metastatic breast cancer,
In September last year, one of our Trustees Louise Furneaux died from metastatic breast cancer. She was a valued member of METUPUK and was our most recently appointed trustee. She
Birthday and cancerversaries became bittersweet as I was dealing with the realities of cancer, the side effects, the constant fear of the unknown, the helplessness, the indignity of losing who you are, who you were, even things you take for granted like walking up your own stairs or getting out the bath (because the treatment has made you weak).
And so, I feel with every year I am living with MBC, with every new treatment and with every progression, I am like a china doll. Leaving broken pieces of me behind.
METUPUK are devastated by the news that one of our Trustees and friend Connie Johncock has died. Connie was a founder trustee of METUPUK and our Treasurer, overseeing our finances as we
We had to confirm back on the 5th November the heartbreaking news that the wonderful Philippa Hetherington had died 💔
She was an absolute force of intellectual nature for breast cancer in general, not just Inflammatory Breast Cancer.
Did you know that the Trodelvy campaign in England for TNBC was HER campaign?
Have you ever wondered what the relationship is like between primary and secondary breast cancer patients when they are talking about cancer?
We’ve put 4 of our MetUpUK members on a zoom call to chat it out – Mary and Laura have secondary cancer and Helen and Emily have had primary breast cancer.
31 life size figures of women are now set to tour the UK as an interactive campaign to raise awareness of issues surrounding secondary breast cancer after a small residency with the support of The Corn Exchange in Manchester.
I was totally shocked and saddened by the news that friend Leila Asoko died on 30th November.
A vibrant, intelligent, passionate, articulate, beautiful, ballsy, black woman who came on the abcd retreat in June 2021.
One of the feelings I remember most about my treatment for primary breast cancer in 2013 is my strength leaving me… I was on my lunch break after starting chemotherapy (yes I worked through treatment – I was 31 and freelance) and it felt like my stomach muscles just turned to jelly and tumbled out onto the pavement (invisibly – nobody else had a clue what was going on).